Letcher County, Ky (WYMT)- A 33 year old Letcher County man is behind bars facing serious charges involving sexual contact with a minor.
Whitesburg police arrested 33 year-old Wesley D. Hatton of Payne Gap around 2:30 p.m. on Friday at a cemetery on Brass Drive just outside Whitesburg where he had been armed with a gun.
Police Chief Tyrone Fields told WYMT he began assisting social services with the reported sexual abuse at around 10:30 Friday morning.
During the investigation police obtained evidence that Hatton had allegedly engaged in various sex acts with a 13 year old female.
Hatton has been charged with Rape, Sodomy and Carry a concealed deadly weapon and was taken to the Letcher County Jail.